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11 Green Valentine Gifts For Earth-Loving Sweethearts
Posted By Tafline Laylin On February 13, 2014 @ 1:00 pm In carousel showcase,Features,Green Holidays,News | 1 Comment
If you're anything like us, you want to show your earth-loving sweetheart that you care about them on Valentine's Day without perpetuating harmful consumerism. Luckily there are ways to show your love that are both environmentally and socially beneficial. We've collected eleven thoughtful gifts ranging from fair trade chocolate to jewelry made from recycled materials and even colorful seed bombs. Browse through our list of conscientious gifts that will make your special person feel even more so on Valentine's Day.
If you have a sweetie who likes to smell sweeter than roses but hates the idea of applying harmful ingredients to their skin, then these Hand in Hand soaps  might appeal to you. Made from all natural ingredients that were responsibly harvested, a pack of three comes with three fragrances: White Tea, Orange Blossom and Lavender. 50 square feet of rainforest is spared with each bar bought.
This year light your loved one’s fire with a pair of sexy sustainable underwear from PACT! These super-soft 100% organic cotton undies are sustainably manufactured in sweat-shop free facilities that are powered by wind power. If you can’t settle on a single pair to give, fear not – PACT is offering Valentines day gift packs for girls  and guys  in addition to V-day gift cards  that let your sweetie choose the pairs he or she likes best.
This gorgeous Heart of Glass pendant from Smart Glass Jewelry  was cut from a clear recycled bottle and finished off with a brass ring and a 16 inch chain made with 25K gold infill. Equal parts classy and cute, this gorgeous gift will definitely wow your sweetheart without eating up your entire month’s paycheck.
Here’s another fun and sustainable twist on a must-have Valentine’s Day accessory: candles! This fun kit is made up of multi-colored, sustainably-sourced beeswax  sheets and wicks. A sweet gift that is incredibly easy to put together, these candles are bound to add a little vibrance and warmth to your romancing.
If you really want to turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day, consider picking up a pair of sexy sustainable skivvies  – our green fashion site Ecouterre has rounded up two dozen eco-friendly Lingerie gifts  that are sure to set the night ablaze come February 14th. From racy garter tanks  to corsets  and slips  galore, read on for our top picks.
So many gifts we give on Valentine’s Day are temporary, but sometimes it’s nice to give a gift that will last, such as a sculpture that memorializes enduring love. This wonderful Aluminum Heart for Love sculpture designed by a NOVICA artisan  will squeeze your loved one’s heart while supporting quality indigenous craftsmanship.
+ $47.66 from NOVICA 
Wine and champagne are also favorites on Valentine’s Day, but who wants to give or drink wine that was grown using toxic pesticides? If you want to let your hair down and splurge on the beverage ordained by the gods, check out Hall’s award-winning organic wine , which is sulphur and pesticide-free.
If love is about growing together, then no other gift is more symbolic and earth-friendly than a set of heart-shaped seed bombs. Totally affordable, fun and simply adorable, this gift is about as thoughtful as it comes. Technically the Rainbow Seed Bombs  are a gay pride gift, but we think they are appropriate for earthy sweethearts everywhere.
+ $6.99 from Etsy 
We have yet to come up with a holiday for which Twig Terrariums  aren’t awesome gifts. So cute, green, long lasting and exciting to explore, a mini green world in a glass vessel is certain to inspire at least five thank you kisses!
For a new spin on the boring old chocolate hearts gift this Valentine’s Day, why not Adopt an animal from Endangered Species . Not only will you receive a gift bag of yummy fair trade chocolates and a sweet plush toy like this giraffe, but 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the African Wildlife Foundation!
Sometimes going old school is the most heartwarming thing you can do for your loved ones, particularly if you put a lot of thought into it. If you’re really strapped for cash and have a blank CD or two lying around, why not make a mix of your favorite loved songs? Everyone has their own taste so you don’t have to choose sappy tearjerkers, just songs you know your partner will love. Add your own cover to personalize it if you like and if you don’t have a CD, make a Spotify  playlist instead.
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URLs in this post:
 Hand in Hand soaps: http://handinhandsoap.com/shop/3-pack-assorted-orange-blossom-white-tea-lavender.html
 PACT ORGANIC COTTON UNDERWEAR: http://www.wearpact.com/
 Valentines day gift packs for girls: http://www.wearpact.com/womens/collections/gifts.html
 guys: http://www.wearpact.com/mens/collections/gifts.html
 V-day gift cards: http://www.wearpact.com/e-gift/gift-card.html/
 Smart Glass Jewelry: http://www.smartglassjewelry.com/browse.php?slug=valentines-day-exclusive
 This fun kit is made up of multi-colored, sustainably-sourced beeswax: http://www.amazon.com/Candle-Kit-Yourself-Assorted-Instructions/dp/B004Q07P4E
 SEXY SUSTAINABLE SKIVVIES: http://www.ecouterre.com/14-eco-friendly-lingerie-gifts-to-burn-up-the-sheets-on-valentines-day/
 sexy sustainable skivvies: http://www.ecouterre.com/14-eco-friendly-lingerie-gifts-to-burn-up-the-sheets-on-valentines-day
 racy garter tanks: http://www.ecouterre.com/14-eco-friendly-lingerie-gifts-to-burn-up-the-sheets-on-valentines-day/eco-friendly-2013-lingerie-clare-bare/?extend=1
 corsets: http://www.ecouterre.com/14-eco-friendly-lingerie-gifts-to-burn-up-the-sheets-on-valentines-day/eco-friendly-lingerie-2013-fred-and-ginger/?extend=1
 slips: http://www.ecouterre.com/14-eco-friendly-lingerie-gifts-to-burn-up-the-sheets-on-valentines-day/eco-friendly-lingerie-2013-luva-huva/
 Heart for Love sculpture designed by a NOVICA artisan: http://unique-gifts.novica.com/romantic-gifts/aluminum-sculpture-a-heart-for-love/194987
 Hall’s award-winning organic wine: http://hallwines.ewinerysolutions.com/index.cfm?method=storeproducts.showList&productcategoryid=4bee3960-9f7b-8daf-5a79-41430b0da573&__utma=98476683.425232952.1359997391.1360002531.1360002541.3&__utmb=98476618.104.22.1680002541&__utmc=98476683&__utmx=-&__utmz=98476683.1359997391.1.1.utmcsr=hallwines.ewinerysolutions.com|utmccn=(referral)|utmcmd=referral|utmcct=/index.cfm&__utmv=-&__utmk=194808357
 + $22 and up at Hall Wines: http://www.hallwines.com/site/home
 Rainbow Seed Bombs: http://www.etsy.com/listing/101306417/rainbow-sprouts-pride-seed-bombs?utm_source=googleproduct&utm_medium=syndication&utm_campaign=GPS&gclid=CNiC_IC6lbUCFUKd4AodHTcAYg
 Twig Terrariums: http://twigterrariums.com/collections/readymade-terrariums
 Endangered Species: http://chocolatebar.com/products.php?product=Adopt-a-Elephant-(%2430)
 + $30 from Endangered Species: http://chocolatebar.com/products.php?product=Adopt-a-Giraffe-%28%2430%29
 Spotify: http://www.spotify.com
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